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GRAF Tobias
Sport Para-Cycling
NPC Germany   
GenderMen
Age34
Human Interest
Sport Specific Information
Why this sport?
He was inspired to take up cycling following a meeting with a man who competed in cross country skiing and cycling.
Club / Team
RIG Freiburg: Germany
Training Regime
He trains five times a week.
General Interest
Ambitions
Following the 2012 Paralympic Games in London, he wants to compete at the 2015 World Cup and the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio. (stuttgarter-zeitung.de, 13 May 2012)
Other information
DISABILITY ORIGIN
At age ten he had his left leg crushed by a combine harvester on his parents farm in Lossburg, Germany. "It was a crisis for me, but now it is not so much a big deal as I have not lost my livelihood," he said of the incident. (stuttgarter-zeitung.de, 13 May 2012)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Road World Championships - Para-Cycling
Rank Year Event Result
5 2006 LC3 - Time Trial 26.50
2 2006 LC3 - Road Race 1:58:58
1 2007 LC3 - Road Race 1:46:00
2 2009 LC3 - Time Trial 28:51
  2009 LC3 - Road Race  DNS
6 2010 C2 - Time Trial 38:18
4 2010 C2 - Road Race 1:39:20
8 2011 C2 - Time Trial 23:39
2 2011 C2 - Road Race 1:36:04
5 2013 C2 - Time Trial 26:43
3 2013 C2 - Road Race 1:31:12
Track World Championships - Para-Cycling
Rank Year Event Result
2 2006 LC3 - 3km Pursuit  
2 2007 LC3 - 3km Pursuit  
4 2007 LC3 - 1000m Time Trial 1:19.36
1 2009 LC3 - 3km Pursuit  
2 2009 LC3 - 1000m Time Trial  
4 2011 C2 - 3km Pursuit  
3 2011 C2 - 1000m Time Trial  
3 2012 C2 - 1000m Time Trial 1:18.391
5 2012 C2 - 3km Pursuit  
9 2012 C1-5 Team Sprint  
Paralympic Games - Para-Cycling
Rank Year Event Result
2 2004 LC3 - 3km Pursuit  
3 2004 LC1-4 - 1000m Time Trial  
3 2008 LC3 - 3km Pursuit  
3 2012 C1-3 - 1000m Time Trial  
2 2012 C2 - 3km Pursuit  
6 2012 C1-5 Team Sprint  
1 2012 C2 - Time Trial 24:35.12
10 2012 C1-3 - Road Race 1:42.51